The love of Christ controls me 1) To treat people with dignity and respect, 2) To be a living sacrifice by humbling myself, and 3) To overcome the ambition of selfish desires. The hearer will learn how the love of Christ controls the life of the Christian to act in a respectful, humble, and selfless way.
There are some religious groups that practice foot washing. They take the example that Jesus gave in John 13:3-15 literally, and occasionally, they have a foot washing event. That wasn’t what Jesus was talking about doing, but there’s nothing wrong with it as long as it doesn’t turn into a mindless religious ritual that forgets […]
As Christians, we can celebrate our independence by 1) Praying, 2) Obeying, and 3) Honoring our government. Each Christian should understand that he can be a good citizen under any government by doing the above activities.
Hope is important because it gives us something 1) To Talk About, 2) To Work Toward, 3) To Hang Onto. Each should understand the importance of hope in the life of the Christian.
Satan does not want people to have hope, and that means that hope is a powerful tool of God for good. God is the God of hope (Romans 15:13).
He rebuked His disciples for having the attitude of a world that desired power above all (Mark 10:35-45) concluding that, “the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many.”